It took us a little longer than expected (pandemic and all), but we’ve finally finished creating a new, very special tool for the ongoing fight against mis- and disinformation: a web-based serious game called Go Verify!. Or more precisely: A playable demo version plus the open-source code needed to further develop it.(more…)
Russia’s war on Ukraine has been raging for more than 100 days now. Due to the lack of reporters on location, many of those who want to assess the situation depend on social media content. A key challenge in this context: gaining access to this content – and archiving it before it is gone.(more…)
WeVerify – Digital Content Analysis and Verification. Recap of Another Successfully Completed Project.
After three years of intensive and rather successful work, our WeVerify research project formally ended in late 2021. Some wrap up work continued into 2022 – including a well-received final project review with independent experts and the EU Commission in February. With all of this done, we found it is time for a short recap.(more…)
Terms like “XR” and “metaverse” are all the rage (again) and have made almost every tech trends list this year. Media producers expect a steady increase in immersive content consumption, business gurus even see a whole new computing platform on the horizon. Time for a quick recap of the medium, its relevance, and its potential – especially with regard to news media organizations.(more…)
On January 27, Next Generation Internet (NGI) project TruBlo started its 3rd open call. The consortium is now looking for candidates interested in working on trustable content projects that use blockchain technology. Applicants may receive up to 175.000 Euros, equity-free.(more…)
One of the benefits of working with DW ReCO is that the team is so resourceful. When running into a technical challenge, there’s no need to wait for a standard solution to appear in an app store; our colleagues just open their laptops and start hacking. Like Andy Giefer, who was recently looking for a smart way to analyze sessions on Twitter Spaces.(more…)